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HCRD group runs w/ Craft will start again on August 23rd

Helsinki City Running Day group runs start again! The first group run will be on Sunday August 23rd from Pirkkola at 12pm. We will be meeting in front of the maintenance building next to the sports field (address: Pirkkolan Metsätie 6, 00630 Helsinki). There will be 4 different pace groups (5.30min/km, 6.15min/km, 7min/km and 7.45-8min/km)[…]

The event schedule of HCRD 2020

The preparations for Helsinki City Running Day are going in full speed. The event will be organized with special arrangements, keeping the safety of our runners as a top priority. This means for example more start corrals than usual. Check the HCRD 2020 event schedule in below. The schedule for Helsinki City Running Day 2020[…]

HOW TO TRAIN FOR A HALF MARATHON

TIPS FOR HALF MARATHON TRAINING The Helsinki City Half Marathon is organized on October 3rd 2020. Now that you have set your goal, it is time to focus on training. Luckily there is still plenty of time to train for the Half Marathon in Helsinki. Here are some tips on how you should train for[…]

HIGH QUALITY RUNNING SHIRT INCLUDED IN THE HELSINKI CITY HALF MARATHON ENTRY FEE

This years Helsinki City Half Marathon shirt has a beautiful red colour. The Half Marathon shirt is soft, comfortable and fast drying Craft running t-shirt with reflective Craft logo. You can choose the most suitable size for you when picking up your bib number from the Helsinki City Running Day expo. The running shirt is[…]

Tips for training when your target race has been postponed

How to continue training when your target race has been postponed? The coronavirus pandemic has changed the training of many runners and possibly postponed their target race to another time in the future. We want to support your training and offer some tips on how to update your training program towards your new goal. Your[…]

Helsinki City Running Day postponed to 3rd of October and returns to the Olympic Stadium

The largest running event in Finland, Helsinki City Running Day, is now scheduled to take place on Saturday the 3rd of October 2020 at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Helsinki City Running Day is postponed from May to the beginning of October due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. –  When searching for the new date, we were following closely the predictions of how long the Covid-19 epidemic will last in Finland. The health and safety of our community being an[…]

HCRD group runs w/Craft cancelled until the end of April

Due to the coronavirus situation the HCRD training runs w/Craft have been cancelled until the end of April. We are sorry for the situation that affects us all. However, we are encouraging runners to keep training and running although we cannot run in big groups right now. If you want, you can go for a[…]

2020 event schedule

The updated schedule for Helsinki City Running Day 2020. Helsinki City Run Half Marathon’s first starting group will take off at 11 am. The other four starting groups will follow every 7 minutes; group number 5 will start at 11:28 am. The starting time of Garmin Helsinki City Marathon and the Marathon Relay is 2:45[…]

New Race Courses 2020

There will be some changes to Helsinki City Running Day 2020 race courses. Runners will still enjoy the same seafront scenery, but thanks to new routing we can offer faster and flatter courses. The biggest change is the change of direction of the HCR and HCM courses. The course now runs clockwise (compared to running[…]